This collection documents the life of Hannah Busoni (née Apfel) and her husband, the artist Rafaello Busoni, son of the renowned composer, Ferruccio Busoni. The collection consists primarily of personal correspondence and photographs, but also includes Portuguese newspaper clippings. There are also four court cases pertaining to the defense attorney, Dr. Alfred Apfel, Hannahs father Topics: Busoni, Rafaello 1900-, Illustrators, Exile, Jewish lawyers Source: lbiead
This collection documents the history of the Kahn family from the late 19th century through the end of the 20th century, focusing mainly on the lives of Alfred and Lotte Kahn and their children Steve Kahn and Carol Kahn Strauss. The collection is divided into three series: Family papers include a family tree, vital records, correspondence, military records from World War I, education and work records, emigration papers, clippings, speeches, notes, memoirs, and ephemera. Materials related to the... Topics: Jewish lawyers, Women executives, Women stockbrokers, Dortmund, Germany, Emigration
This collection contains the correspondence and personal papers of Anne Fischer. The bulk of the material consists of nearly five decades of continuous correspondence between Anne Fischer and Hermann Simon. In addition, there is a very small amount of official documents of family members and a few photographs Topics: Interpersonal relations, Friendship, Jews, German, Jewish lawyers, Social workers Source: lbiead
This small collection contains three letters (1934-1940) sent by Grete Bloch to Wolfgang Schocken, as well as some of Enzo Tortora's research materials on the Bloch-Kafka relationship. In the letter dated 1940 April 21, Bloch reminisces about her relationship with Kafka, and confesses that Kafka was the father of her son, who died suddenly in 1921 Topics: Kafka, Franz, 1883-1921, Schocken, Wolfgang, Tortora, Enzo, Jewish authors, Jewish lawyers, Jewish... Source: folio
The Hans Schaeffer Papers contain the correspondence and diaries of the German lawyer and financial expert Hans Schaeffer. Famous personalities from German politics, economy and culture, such as Konrad Adenauer, Theodor Heuss and Hermann Ullstein appear in Schaeffers correspondence and in his diaries. The diaries in particular provide a detailed insight into the political and economical situation in Germany during the 1930s Topics: Schaeffer, Hans 1886-1967, Adenauer, Konrad 1876-1967, Heuss, Theodor 1884-1963, Jewish lawyers Source: lbiead
This collection contains manuscripts by Ernst Marcus, as well as notes and diaries in which he recorded his philosophical ideas. Some of his articles are collected in form of newspaper clippings. In addition, there is the philosophical correspondence with Rebecca Hanf and Salomo Friedlaender Topics: Friedlaender, Salomo 1871-1946, Friedlaender, Salomo, 1871-1946, Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804, Jewish... Source: lbiead
'Ein Briefwechsel', Privatdruck, Muenchen 1959, describing the life of Josef Sebastian Cammerer and Froehlich's sister, here called Teja. Wilhelmsgymnasium . 'Die glaeserne Wand' Topics: Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Social service, Jewish lawyers, Jewish college teachers, Restitution...
Two letters by Heimito von Doderer to Hugo Knopfmacher, 1960-1961, removed to the LBI Autograph Collection Topics: Freud, Sigmund 1856-1939, Kohn, Hans 1891-1971, Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945), Restitution and... Source: lbiead
The Guido Kisch Collection documents the life and professional activities of Guido Kisch, teacher, researcher, and scholar in the field of Legal History. It also documents personal and to a lesser degree professional lives of some of the other members of the Kisch family, most notably his brother, Bruno Kisch, a cardiologist, and their father, Alex Kisch, who was a rabbi and a writer. The collection includes brochures, booklets, clippings, correspondence, financial documents, minutes, notes,... Topics: Kisch, Bruno 1890-1966, Kisch, Hilde, Hebrew Union College, Society for the History of Czechoslovak... Source: lbiead
Walter Sztajnberg, Yidish-Vokh 2013 participant, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 18, 2013 at Yidish-Vokh in Reisterstown, Maryland. To learn more about the Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, visit: http://www.yiddishbookcenter.org/tell-your-story To cite this interview: Walter Sztajnberg Oral History Interview, interviewed by Christa Whitney, Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project, Reisterstown, Maryland, August 18, 2013. Video recording,... Topics: Yiddish Book Center, National Yiddish Book Center, Wexler Oral History Project, nybc, ybc, Yiddish,...